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Michelle Henshaw, DDS

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
DepartmentHealth Policy & Health Svcs Research
Address560 Harrison Ave
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-5222
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-2586-8466
Other Positions
TitleAssociate Dean of Global and Population Health
InstitutionBoston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Henshaw is the Associate Dean for Global and Population Health and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. As Associate Dean for Global and Population Health, Dr. Henshaw leads efforts related to developing and showcasing GSDM’s position as a world leader in global health and interprofessional care initiatives. She is active in a number of community and professional organizations and currently serves on the Planning Board for the Oral Health Foundation, is a member of the Massachusetts Coalition for Oral Health, and has recently served as the Chair of the Community and Preventive Dentistry Section of the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Henshaw’s major research interests are in the areas of health services research and oral epidemiology.

Recent research efforts have focused on how oral conditions affect health-related quality of life, understanding oral health disparities, and access to care for underserved populations, Dr. Henshaw serves as both the Co-Director of the Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities (CREEDD) and Principal Investigator of Project 2: Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing.

 Publications
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  1. Berkowitz O, Brisotti MF, Gascon L, Henshaw M, Kaufman LB. The Impact of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum on Trainees. J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Mar; 28(1):2-9. PMID: 28207581.
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  2. Garcia RI, Gregorich SE, Ramos-Gomez F, Braun PA, Wilson A, Albino J, Tiwari T, Harper M, Batliner TS, Rasmussen M, Cheng NF, Santo W, Geltman PL, Henshaw M, Gansky SA. Absence of Fluoride Varnish-Related Adverse Events in Caries Prevention Trials in Young Children, United States. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Feb 16; 14:E17. PMID: 28207379.
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  3. Garcia RI, Tiwari T, Ramos-Gomez F, Heaton B, Orozco M, Rasmussen M, Braun P, Henshaw M, Borrelli B, Albino J, Diamond C, Gebel C, Batliner TS, Barker JC, Gregorich S, Gansky SA. Retention strategies for health disparities preventive trials: findings from the Early Childhood Caries Collaborating Centers. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Dec; 77(1):63-77. PMID: 27759164.
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  4. Kaufman LB, Henshaw MM, Brown BP, Calabrese JM. Oral Health and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Examples of the Team Approach to Geriatric Care. Dent Clin North Am. 2016 Oct; 60(4):879-90. PMID: 27671959.
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  5. Tiwari T, Casciello A, Gansky SA, Henshaw M, Ramos-Gomez F, Rasmussen M, Garcia RI, Albino J, Batliner TS. Recruitment for health disparities preventive intervention trials: the early childhood caries collaborating centers. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E133. PMID: 25101490.
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  6. Maxwell NI, Shah S, Dooley D, Henshaw M, Bowen DJ. Oral health among residents of publicly supported housing in Boston. J Urban Health. 2014 Aug; 91(4):809-21. PMID: 24272316.
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  7. Geltman PL, Hunter Adams J, Penrose KL, Cochran J, Rybin D, Doros G, Henshaw M, Paasche-Orlow M. Health literacy, acculturation, and the use of preventive oral health care by Somali refugees living in massachusetts. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Aug; 16(4):622-30. PMID: 23748902.
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  8. Halpern LR, Kaste LM, Briggs C, DiPietro LA, Erwin K, Frantsve-Hawley J, Gordon S, Heaton B, Henshaw MM, Joskow R, Reisine ST, Sinkford JC. Women's oral health: growing evidence for enhancing perspectives. Dent Clin North Am. 2013 Apr; 57(2):xv-xxviii. PMID: 23570812.
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  9. Geltman PL, Adams JH, Cochran J, Doros G, Rybin D, Henshaw M, Barnes LL, Paasche-Orlow M. The impact of functional health literacy and acculturation on the oral health status of Somali refugees living in Massachusetts. Am J Public Health. 2013 Aug; 103(8):1516-23. PMID: 23327248.
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  10. Devlin D, Henshaw M. Improving access to preventive dental services through a school-based dental sealant program. J Dent Hyg. 2011; 85(3):211-9. PMID: 21888778.
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  11. Mascarenhas AK, Henshaw M. Infrastructure for a community-based dental education program: students and clinics. J Dent Educ. 2010 Oct; 74(10 Suppl):S17-24. PMID: 20930223.
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  12. Kressin NR, Nunn ME, Singh H, Orner MB, Pbert L, Hayes C, Culler C, Glicken SR, Palfrey S, Geltman PL, Cadoret C, Henshaw MM. Pediatric clinicians can help reduce rates of early childhood caries: effects of a practice based intervention. Med Care. 2009 Nov; 47(11):1121-8. PMID: 19786919.
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  13. Soncini JA, Kanasi E, Lu SC, Nunn ME, Henshaw MM, Tanner AC. Oral microbiota of children in a school-based dental clinic. Anaerobe. 2010 Jun; 16(3):278-82. PMID: 19879369.
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  14. Nunn ME, Braunstein NS, Krall Kaye EA, Dietrich T, Garcia RI, Henshaw MM. Healthy eating index is a predictor of early childhood caries. J Dent Res. 2009 Apr; 88(4):361-6. PMID: 19407158.
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  15. Crall JJ, Hewlett ER, Friedman JA, Mascarenhas AK, Freilich S, Henshaw M, Jones JA, Mann M, Frankl S. The Pipeline program at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. J Dent Educ. 2009 Feb; 73(2 Suppl):S58-68; discussion S68-9. PMID: 19237378.
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  16. Nunn ME, Dietrich T, Singh HK, Henshaw MM, Kressin NR. Prevalence of early childhood caries among very young urban Boston children compared with US children. J Public Health Dent. 2009; 69(3):156-62. PMID: 19192100.
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  17. Dietrich T, Culler C, Garcia RI, Henshaw MM. Racial and ethnic disparities in children's oral health: the National Survey of Children's Health. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008 Nov; 139(11):1507-17. PMID: 18978389.
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  18. Singh HK, Scott TE, Henshaw MM, Cote SE, Grodin MA, Piwowarczyk LA. Oral health status of refugee torture survivors seeking care in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2008 Dec; 98(12):2181-2. PMID: 18923133.
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  19. Garcia RI, Cadoret CA, Henshaw M. Multicultural issues in oral health. Dent Clin North Am. 2008 Apr; 52(2):319-32, vi. PMID: 18329446.
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  20. Mascarenhas AK, Freilich SR, Henshaw MM, Jones JA, Mann ML, Frankl SN. Evaluating externship programs: impact of program length on clinical productivity. J Dent Educ. 2007 Apr; 71(4):516-23. PMID: 17468313.
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  21. Cote S, Geltman P, Nunn M, Lituri K, Henshaw M, Garcia RI. Dental caries of refugee children compared with US children. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):e733-40. PMID: 15574605.
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  22. Henshaw MM and Calabrese JM. Oral health and nutrition in the elderly. Nutr Clin Care. 2001; 491:34-42.
  23. Garcia RI, Henshaw MM, Krall EA. Relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health. Periodontol 2000. 2001; 25:21-36. PMID: 11155180.
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  24. Henshaw MM, Frankl CS, Bolden AJ, Mann ML, Kranz SM, Hughes BL. Community-based dental education at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. J Dent Educ. 1999 Dec; 63(12):933-7. PMID: 10650419.
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